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Default Perfume burned a hole through my screen cover

Well, I was at the mall yesterday and my friends ambushed me with several bottles of perfume, many sprays of which hit my G1, specifically the screen which was covered with a protector. I wiped it off immediately of course. When I got home, there was a small hole near the center in the protector, and it looks like the whole screen protector is flaking apart. Ive already ordered a new one, but why would this happen?
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The only thing i can think of is the alcohol in her perfume found a weak spot in the protector?
Then it spread like cancer, i mean look at what alcohol does to a liver
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since ur a girl you should order the mirror screen protector

http://cgi.ebay.com/MIRROR-LCD-SCREE...2|293:1|294:50
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Actually, I am a guy thank you very much lol. The irony of it all...
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Actually, I am a guy thank you very much lol. The irony of it all...
oh whoops =X my bad bro. the whole knitting and perfume thing got my gender radar on female o.O
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but why would this happen?
The base of most spray-type scents/perfumes is an organic solvent. Typically alcohol (of the 'rubbing' variety) but possibly something synthetic. I probably don't have to explain what happens when organic solvent comes into contact with weak plastic.
 
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Well, I was at the mall yesterday and my friends ambushed me with several bottles of perfume, many sprays of which hit my G1, specifically the screen which was covered with a protector. I wiped it off immediately of course. When I got home, there was a small hole near the center in the protector, and it looks like the whole screen protector is flaking apart. Ive already ordered a new one, but why would this happen?
Bad perfume. Didn't you know that the G1 can sense one's you shouldn't buy? haha
 
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The base of most spray-type scents/perfumes is an organic solvent. Typically alcohol (of the 'rubbing' variety) but possibly something synthetic. I probably don't have to explain what happens when organic solvent comes into contact with weak plastic.
is it bad that i actually need you to "have to explain what happens when organic solvent comes into contact with weak plastic"? other than it burns a hole, but more so why?
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since ur a girl you should order the mirror screen protector

http://cgi.ebay.com/MIRROR-LCD-SCREE...2|293:1|294:50
Haha I was gonna ask how you knew that :P

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